Artist Studio Spaces Art Est Art School and Gallery

Artist Studio Spaces

Artist Studio Spaces to Rent

Introducing premium creative spaces in the Art Est Annex, now available for rent to artists and creatives.

Join our vibrant community of artists and creators at the Art Est Annex, with refurbished studios that offer a range of spaces to suit artists, creatives, designers or small business users.  Our Annex Studios offer inspiring district views and bright, open layouts ideal for various creative pursuits.

Located above The Hardware Store diagonally opposite our Main Campus, on the corner of John and Hill Streets Leichhardt, our Annex Studios are part of a dynamic creative precinct near Booth Street's cafes, shops, and transportation options. 

A range of spaces are available to suit your creative needs including:

  • Flexible spaces from 6m2 within a larger studio space of 90m2
  • Private lockable office/studio 15m2
  • Whole or part of lockable glass-walled studio 35m2

Features and Inclusions:

  • Shared Space: Collaborate and connect with fellow artists in a dynamic shared environment. 
  • Modern and Clean: Fully refurbished interiors with modern aesthetics.
  • Abundant Natural Light: Illuminate your work with ample daylight streaming through large windows. 
  • Flexible Access: Enjoy studio access 7 days a week, from 8am to 10pm, accommodating your creative schedule. 
  • Common Kitchen Area: Recharge and refresh in our communal kitchen space. 
  • Male and Female Toilets: Convenient on-site facilities for your comfort. 
  • Weekend Parking: Hassle-free off-street parking available for weekend visits. 
  • Bike Rack: Eco-friendly commuting options with bike rack. 
  • Exhibition Opportunities: Showcase your work in the Art Est. Gallery
  • Essential Amenities: Including single-phase power, storage cupboards, lightbox, and plan drawers.


  • Quiet Workspace: The space is not conducive to art practices that use power or mechanical tools. Please use earpods/headphones when listening to music/podcasts etc.  
  • Non-toxic Environment: All materials must be safe, non-toxic and odourless to ensure a comfortable and healthy atmosphere. 
  • Floor Coverage (Carpeted): Artists will need to protect the carpet in their studio space

Benefits of the Art Est Annex Studios:

Resident artists will have the opportunity to contribute to the culture, vitality and future of Art Est. through:

  • Exhibitions in the Art Est Gallery, 
  • Participation in Art Est programs such as open days, talks and group exhibitions. 
  • Volunteering opportunities
  • Discounts on courses, workshops and masterclasses

Rates and fees

Spaces start at $150 per week for 6m2 space, through to $500 per week for private lockable space 35m2. (ex GST) + one month bond and $10 per key.

Art Est invites expressions of interest from artists and small business owners eager to thrive in this creative hub. Reserve your space at the Art Est Annex today and immerse yourself in a community dedicated to artistic excellence and innovation. 

Apply now to express your interest.